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Distractionism

This is a blog post about my emerging way of Art or process.

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Entering the Vessel

We had our second meeting with Jungian analyst Catherine Bygott in Somerset on Friday. As well as discussions she led us in a physical exercise to connect us to our unconscious self. It was a challenging activity but really interesting […]

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Untitled blog post from "Field Notes"

There is something meditative about being in this field. A slightly altered state of mind. Rhythms form over time, linked by the experiences of previous visits. Revisiting drives my growing curiosity. I visit those areas I have been before, those […]

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Choice Paralysis

Y’know when you have too many ideas and too many potential avenues to explore in your practical work to the point you don’t actually do anything because you don’t know what idea is the best to realise or invest time […]

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“Footfall”

Work from a community project designed to increase public awareness of Kaleidoscope Gallery

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Random String Fellowship 2018-19

This blog will be an anchor point/place for me to discuss and reflect on discoveries I make and new experiences I encounter for the duration of a Fellowship with Random String.
www.natalieramus.com
(Photo credit: Julia Bauer)

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Walking Backwards

The workshop at no.w.here lab reminded me what it is like to have stuff in your hands. Stuff in your hands that you are actually making something with. Alongside all my works produced via digital technology, with nothing more than […]

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Studio transformation

I am currently transforming my studio – I’ve moved and  painted the exterior blue, the interior has now been insulated, I’ve painted it white and building shelves and worktops. It is an equally big transformation for me psychologically as I […]

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Urns on a mantle

I have continued to explore memento and artefacts. My interest in the urn has increased and I am currently working with vessels of various shapes and sizes. I am considering the mother as a vessel and the interchangeability of the […]

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Materials of Place

During 2018 to July 2019 I am one of ten artists working as part of a project, ‘Surrey Unearthed’ across the Surrey Hills. I am an artist and papermaker and work by walking, collecting, interacting with people and making.

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Studio

studio activity, February 2018.

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Elevenses

The possibility of a new studio is simultaneously good and shifting. The landlord and leasing agent (a local housing association) are keen for us to take over the lower ground floor rooms of an old school gymnastics hall – which […]

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Art Theory and Reflective Process

In December I submitted the final drafts to the first two modules on the MA. I navigated and battled my way through feminist artists in history and women who have presented work relating to the relationships they hold with their […]

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What is The Best View?

Endless Horizons & Ever-changing Skies: An Exploration of the Colour & Forms of the British Landscape

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Eldi Dundee responds to Daniel Oliver

  Responding to: Daniel Oliver’s performance workshop: Max Dyspraxe’s Post-Aprokrolips Chipolaterartparty 30 October 2017 Green Rooms, London   See Eirini Kartsaki’s response to the same workshop here: https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/altmfa-artist-group-bursary-the-future/post/52517774

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All in the detail – light

Re-imagining objects collected from recent beach walks I’m transfixed by the translucence of things. Lit from below, I can see through shells. New layers of surface and texture emerge, bringing new landscapes, perhaps the moon? Photographed closely I can see […]

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Crabby bodies

From one crabby body to another. Breathing new life into bits of crab chewed and discarded by herring gulls. A joyful playful studio space.   Heart:   Skull: Lungs:   Intestines:   Dancing Legs/Pointing Fingers:   Flamingo:

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Small things

In time things accumulate. It is not always easy to notice. When dust starts to collect, it is only once it has gathered in swaythes, the sun comes out and casts new light on it, that it gets noticed. Grains […]

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Destruction/ Physical Manipulation of Photographs

I am interested in the way in which Gerhard Richter created a vast number of ‘overpainted’ photographs.  These are categorised into groups such as ‘self portraits’ and ‘family’.  Each colour photograph has been overpainted with oil paint, and simply titled […]

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Deconstructing Objects

After researching Michael Landy’s Breakdown, primarily for my dissertation, I have become interested in unpicking everyday objects.  I found the processes Landy used to order, catalogue, destroy and document all of his possessions intriguing.  I especially was interested in how he kept […]

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Washed up

Flotsam is the term used for objects that float away from a boat, jetsam is thrown over board. Flotsam and jetsam get washed up, eventually.  Colourful pathways of detritus, signs of human activity out at sea, plastic mostly. Nylon rope, […]

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